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Wells Cathedral

Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE, England
01749-674483
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Wells
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: This 12th-century cathedral is a fine example of Early Gothic architecture.

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Harrogate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

A spectacular building in a beautiful location. Have look at the 'new'(several hundred years old) arch inside, it apparently stopped the cathedral tilting. Do not miss a look around the Green.

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Amazing what an unbelievable piece of engineering and art the talents of the workmen are truly astonishing

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

im not a fan of visiting cathedrals but wells is such a lovely place I felt I just couldent leave without going inside ! im so glad I did ! it was beautiful inside ! well worth a visit and the grounds were lovely too .

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London, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Amazing building , it's got lots of history and the interior is beautiful , they charge for pictures taken inside , there is a machine entrance that you need to buy a permit for £3.50. It's an amazing place.

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

If you are in Somerset this beautiful Cathedral in Wells is worth a visit. Park nearby in Waitrose which is free if you do a bit of shopping afterwards and walk the 10 minutes to the Cathedral. The sculptures on the front are rated as some of the best still standing from the 12 century. Inside the cloisters are very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We arrived as a symphony was performing, it sounded stunning and was the perfect accompaniment to our walk around an amazing cathedral.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We visited on Saturday and we're lucky enough to walk in on a orchestra rehearsal. What an amazing experience. That and the fantastic cathedral was well worth a visit. You must give yourself a good 3 hours to have a look around taking everything in.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Friend & I was there in a rainy afternoon. The cathedral looked good when we arrived and took some pictures. Then, after the sky were more clear and sunlight touched the cathedral. It's another story. It looks great and very beautiful. Not sure how it was on the other time of day. But it looked great at sunset.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This was well worth a visit. Just to the left of the Market it is truly impressive. We spent a good hour here strolling around absorbing the wonderful architecture and the many displays. Busy outside too with people sitting by the moat enjoying the swans in a lovely setting.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This place seeps history throughout. Free admission although a £6 donation suggested. Plenty to see, you need at least 90 minutes to do it justice. Wells is lovely. Wednesday is a good day to visit as the Market is om

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